Sean O'Brien

Pro12: Leinster star Sean O'Brien hopes to return to training in two weeks
Tuesday 25th March 08:45

Sean O'Brien says he is "ahead of schedule" in his rehabilitation from a shoulder injury and expects to be back training within two weeks.

Six Nations: Ireland coach Joe Schmidt backs flankers to fill Sean O'Brien void
Friday 7th February 07:45

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt is confident his back row's joint efforts can again compensate for the absence of injured Lions flanker Sean O'Brien.

Heineken Cup: Sean O'Brien ends speculation over future with new Leinster deal
Thursday 16th January 10:32

Ireland flanker Sean O'Brien has committed his future to Leinster amid reports he was contemplating joining the exodus of top talent to France.

Ronan O'Gara: Jamie Heaslip and Sean O'Brien face tough call on future
Wednesday 15th January 14:31

Former Ireland stand-off Ronan O'Gara can see the attraction of a move to French club rugby for Jamie Heaslip and Sean O'Brien - but for differing reasons for each player.

British and Irish Lions: Jake White claims the first Test will decide the series
Tuesday 18th June 05:51

Brumbies boss Jake White believes Saturday's opening Test between the British and Irish Lions and Australia in Brisbane will be crucial to the outcome of the series.

British and Irish Lions: Waratahs pair Bernard Foley and Matt Lucas released from Australia squad
Wednesday 12th June 08:54

Waratahs pair Bernard Foley and Matt Lucas are free to face the British and Irish Lions on Saturday after they were released from the Australia Sevens squad.

This means War
Thursday 6th June 17:08

British and Irish Lions captain Sam Warburton will now know the enormity of the challenge that he faces.

This means War
Wednesday 5th June 18:23

British and Irish Lions captain Sam Warburton will now know the enormity of the challenge that he faces.

Sean O'Brien could play for Leinster against Ulster in RaboDirect PRO12 final
Wednesday 22nd May 08:18

Leinster flanker Sean O'Brien is making rapid progress in his recovery from a knee injury and could feature in Saturday's RaboDirect PRO12 final against Ulster.

Leinster confirm Gordon D'Arcy will miss the Amlin Challenge Cup final
Tuesday 14th May 16:06

Ireland centre Gordon D'Arcy has been ruled out of Leinster's Amlin Challenge Cup final against Stade Francais.

Brian O'Driscoll back in Ireland side for Six Nations opener against Wales
Tuesday 29th January 13:56

Brian O'Driscoll, Rob Kearney, Sean O'Brien and Rory Best are restored to the Ireland starting line-up for Saturday's Six Nations trip to Wales.

Ireland's Sean O'Brien back in training following keyhole surgery to repair hip cartilage
Monday 19th November 15:42

Ireland star Sean O'Brien is back in training following keyhole surgery to repair cartilage in his hip.

O'Brien faces lengthy lay-off
Tuesday 26th June 11:53

Leinster flanker Sean O'Brien could miss Ireland's Test matches in November as he needs surgery on a persistent hip injury.

Ireland recall O'Brien
Tuesday 13th March 14:05

Ireland have made one change to the team to take on England at Twickenham on Saturday, with Sean O'Brien returning.

O'Brien set to boost Ireland
Monday 12th March 19:13

Sean O'Brien is set to return for Ireland's final Six Nations clash with England on Saturday despite spending last week in hospital.

Ireland suffer O'Brien KO
Thursday 8th March 15:53

Ireland have been forced into a reshuffle with flanker Sean O'Brien ruled out of Saturday's RBS Six Nations clash against Scotland.

Elsom legacy boosts Irish
Tuesday 13th September 17:09

Rocky Elsom's impact on Irish rugby can still be felt two years after he left the country according to Munster's David Leamy.

Leinster lead ERC nominations
Monday 16th May 10:07

Three players from Leinster have been named on the shortlist for the ERC European Player of the Year award.

Leinster dominate Dream Team
Monday 2nd May 11:19

Only Ronan O'Gara has made it in to the Magners League Dream Team for table-topping Munster with Leinster making up a third of the side.

Quintet commit to Leinster
Wednesday 19th January 10:23

Ireland internationals Devin Toner, Shane Jennings and Sean O'Brien have agreed new deals to remain with Leinster.

Features

Phil Edwards explains why England's World Cup dreams will not be over if they lose their next two games

Phil Edwards explains why England's World Cup dreams will not be over if they lose their next two games

If England are to have any chance of launching a successful assault on the Everest that is next year's World Cup, then the widespread feeling seems to be that they simply have to win their next two games.

Pro12 Highlights

Pro12 Highlights

Highlights of all the Pro12 action, including Ulster's win over the Ospreys and Treviso's draw with Leinster.

Back Ireland to continue their winning ways

Back Ireland to continue their winning ways

It has been fairly even between Ireland and Australia in the last six meetings, three wins to Australia, two Irish victories and a draw, but recent form comes down in Ireland’s favour, with eight wins from nine contrasting to Australia's three victories in nine.

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Phil Edwards

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